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NEW YORK, July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records — The seventh studio album from Beyoncé is now available, on all major streaming platforms. From her own label Parkwood Entertainment and Columbia Records, RENAISSANCE arrives six years after the globally lauded LEMONADE was released in 2016 as a complete surprise.  The originator of the visual album format, and the […]

(Black PR Wire) The annual Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival is pulling out all the stops for its 20th season. Celebrating two decades of Black excellence in filmmaking and visual artistry, the beachfront festival features an exciting slate of new work, panel discussions, and exclusive events. This year, Tyler Perry will preview his highly […]

NEW YORK, June 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — One of Time magazine’s icons listed in “The 100 Most Influential People of 2022” and the recipient of the 2022 “Billboard ICON Award,” the undisputed Queen of Hip Hop Soul, Mary J. Blige, announces her Good Morning Gorgeous tour presented by Hologic in partnership with The Black Promoters Collective. GRAMMY Award-winning and Oscar-nominated Blige will perform in […]

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — An exceptional array of artists will deliver electrifying performances at the 11th Annual John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival, led by Patti LaBelle, Christian McBride with Inside Straight, Chris Botti, and Kirk Whalum with Keiko Matsui. The annual event will be held over Labor Day weekend at Oak Hollow Park, Sept. 3-4, 2022. Having been on the music […]

ATLANTA, July 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — An all-star lineup of gospel music’s biggest names will be in concert on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at the State Farm Arena. The list of artists set to perform include Yolanda Adams, Erica Campbell, Jekalyn Carr, Marvin Sapp, Keke Wyatt, Fred Hammond, Tye Tribbett, Travis Greene, Le’Andria Johnson, Keyondra Lockett, Bishop Cortez Vaughn and more!  There will also be a special appearance by Pastor Jamal Bryant. The show will […]

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — An exceptional array of artists will deliver electrifying performances at the 11th Annual John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival, led by Patti LaBelle, Christian McBride with Inside Straight, Chris Botti, and Kirk Whalum with Keiko Matsui. The annual event will be held over Labor Day weekend at Oak Hollow Park, Sept. 3-4, 2022. Having been on the music […]

The 7th Annual Black Music Honors took place in Atlanta at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center.

Today, GRAMMY-nominated, Billboard Music Award-winning, platinum-selling, multi-racial, multi-cultural, and genre-bending collective Maverick City Music and 16-time GRAMMY Award-winning artist, songwriter, producer, and cultural icon Kirk Franklin have announced the Kingdom Tour featuring special guests Jonathan McReynolds and Housefires. 

1K Phew as released "The Offering," the first single and video from his forthcoming solo album, Just As I Am, the nominations for the 37th annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards were announced.

(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK – ESSENCE Communications, Inc., the leading media, technology, and commerce company dedicated to serving Black women and their communities deeply, has announced the 100% physical return of the ESSENCE FESTIVAL OF CULTURE™ to New Orleans with extended virtual experiences and a commitment to creating opportunities that will economically benefit, invest and […]

SAN FRANCISCO, May 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — MasterClass, the streaming platform where anyone can learn from the world’s best across a wide range of subjects, today announced that Mariah Carey will teach a class on how to use the voice as an instrument. For the first time ever, Carey will bring members into the Butterfly Lounge, her mobile studio, to show how they […]

CHICAGO, May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The 7th Annual Black Music Honors announces its incredible roster of performers for a star-studded celebration of influential music legends with a live studio audience taping at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Ga. on Thursday, May 19 (tickets available at BlackMusicHonors.com and Ticketmaster.com). There will be a special Juneteenth highlight recognizing the national federal holiday. […]